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Aug 12, 2009 5:00am EDT
relief program may be in some trouble of it's own...worries that the money hasn't been used to buy toxic assets from banks. and more than two hundred miles per gallon. that's the promise from g-m about its new electric car....just one of the new models g-m hopes will rebuild its business. plus, as kids head back to school, parents look for ways to save. where they're pinching their budgets getting kids ready for the classroom without breaking the bank. ahead of hump days market action is one of those days where it's all about the federal reserve. no big surprise that the federal reserve is due to make its announcement regarding interest rates, rather the concern is about exactly what is its assessment of the economy. well tom, we'll also be watching earnings from the nation's major retailers over the next few days. we're talking macy's, wal-mart, coles, j.c. penney's. we certainly know that consumers, people for the most part are still reluctant to spend that extra cash and these earnings reports from retailers could give us a good glimpse into how consumers are holding up. and we
FOX
Aug 23, 2009 9:00am EDT
death book, a 52-page pamphlet the department of foreign affairs is using right now in end-of-life counseling for the nation's 24 million veterans. we'll talk with jim towey, who broke the story. and then we'll turn to tammy duckworth, assistant secretary of veterans affairs. miss duckworth insisted on being interviewed separately. mr. towey, welcome to "fox news sunday." what's your difficulty with the end-of-life counseling? in your article, you say the message is clear. hurry up and die. >> well, the message that they want to communicate i think is if you have a stroke or if you have a situation that somehow your life has lost a little value and it may not be worth living anymore. my problem with the document, chris, is that the author is a proponent of assisted suicide. he's way out there on that issue, and the v.a. has been using this, a new directive came out in july urging providers to refer patients to it. so in my view, there should be a balanced treatment. this is a slippery slope that makes people, when you look at the document, it makes people feel like they're a burden
FOX
Aug 18, 2009 10:00pm EDT
that we use the police department's resources in a critical area. boat, the helicopter. >> and the commissioner has questions. >> questions about, you know, what resources were used. how were they used. who was involved. >> now there are some cries for cardin to step-down. >> personally, i think he should resign. if this is how he conducts state business. i mean, he should not be representing the people of baltimore county. >> we tried don be tact john karr deny. one of the aides said he is out of state on a trip. he will be back in town on monday. however, he did issue a statement. >> cardin states, i should have considered that city resources would be involved and used better judgment to put a stop to it. >> he has contacted me and offered an apology for putting the baltimore police department in, you know, this kind of predicament and spotlight. >> in canton, kathleen cairns, fox 45 news at 10:00. >> cardin offered to pay all costs incurred for the stunt. >> a baltimore man is extraditeed to germany to face charges of murder and rape 25 years ago. robert brown flew to germany su
FOX
Aug 31, 2009 6:00am EDT
. meteorologist steve fertig is here to tell united state us hos and if it's going to last throughout the week. >> good morning, patrice. it's going to last through the day. although it will warm into the 70s this afternoon. it's a cool start and it will be a cool couple days before we see a warm up before the weekend. we will look forward to 80s then. today 75. at the bus stop, here is where we start. 63 degrees, there are locations to the north that are starting in the upper 50s. as patrice said it, a chilly start and you might want the light jacket. mostly cloudy skies. and we should some sunshine mixed in during the day. you will see the 50s up in pittsburgh and in general, 57 in harrisburg, and more 50s as you go further points toward buffalo. it's going to be a chilly start for everybody in the mid-atlantic and the northeast and you see showers to the south, staying to the south and high pressure staying to the north. it fights off the shower activity to the north. if you're in the north, expect showers, and then they will taper off by afternoon and we will look forward to clear or clear
FOX
Aug 10, 2009 5:30pm EDT
outside. john joins us live from north baltimore with the latest on the heat wave. john? >>reporter: well the sweltering conditions have resulted in some marked train delay this afternoon on the brunswick and camden line and thousands of other baltimore people day 2 of code red has resulted in plenty of misery. for most of this summer those who earn their leaving outside have been spared. but crews working on northern parkway knew this day would come. the sweltering heat is taking it's toll. >> you are going to cut off work early today. >> yes. >>reporter: because of the heat. >> it's too hot. too much for my guys. >>reporter: city cooling center on york road and go van. >> we are on our last case right now. >>reporter: hottest commodity is on ice. it is going quickly. >> we have quite a few people coming in. they are looking to cool off and also asking for the water. mostly the water. to cool them off. >> had a but sir. >>reporter: but anthony snow ball stand the heat is good for business. >> sure that's enough. >>reporter: at least most of the time. >> you have a lot of people tha
FOX
Aug 19, 2009 10:00pm EDT
area. >> i mean, what is it for? you know, better parking? no. same parking. might give us less time. >> might be a bigger issue if they increase the ticketing policy. but i don't think a few dollars here or there, you know, at the rate it will make that big of a difference. >> well, we are back here live. no one from the parking authority returned our calls today. meantime, again, rate hike is not a done deal yet. the board of estimates has to approve it. we're live in downtown baltimore. keith daniels, fox 45 news at 10:00. >> all right, keith that brings us to the question of the day is the city's plan to raise parking fees an attempt to raise more revenue. 89 percent say yes. 11 percent say no. dee writes, this is an effort to take more from the people that are hurting right now. the city -- does city hall care we are in a recession? when will it stop? more responses tonight on the "late edition" at 11:00. >> police are looking for more suspects tonight in a hate crime that left a 76-year-old man hospitalized. the victim just wrapped up a fishing trip when he was suddenly at
FOX
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
to leave us alone, right? >> that remains to be seen. by the end of the week is when he would have an influence on the eastern seaboard, but there's a chance he may curl out to sea. you may be correct, but we may have to watch it closely. around here it's mainly the hot temperatures we are having to deal with. right now it's 76 degrees in baltimore and the surrounding areas also in the 70s. will you see showers trying to make their way into the west, a few of them have made their way into garrett county. 20% chance for later in the afternoon, especially. let's time it out here in the future scan model, you will see the shower chances increasing through the later part of the day. it looks like it's throughout the region indicated by all of that green, but it's going to be more of an isolated incident around 5 to 10:00 p.m. and closer to 10:00 p.m., and eastern shore maybe until 10:00 p.m. we're going to see repeated or some definite distinct chances throughout the area at different times through the day. they will be isolated and tomorrow a better chance of seeing showers as the fro
FOX
Aug 21, 2009 11:00pm EDT
use their final time-out. >> troy: in talking with keith brooking, he said the best years i had was when wade phillips was my defensive coordinator in '02 and '03. keith brooking was 27 at the time. to my surprise, wade phillips said he looks like the same player. he hasn't lost a step, still moves well. he's very instinctive. i know that they're feeling -- you can tell in hearing him interviewed right there, he brings a lot of leadership. he loves the game of football. but he's a good player, more importantly, and he should help them. >> joe: pro's pro, zach thomas manned that position last year for dallas. now they go to brooking. mcgee gets a chance to do something. he runs it and slides on third down. he is short of first down yardage. that will take us to the two-minute warning. tennessee out of time-outs. terrence newman was behind the camera, and now to eliminate our own pam oliver helping with the lighting. he's doing it all. cowboys doing it all tonight. - ( "super freak" by rick james playing ) - it's pretty amazing how one click of a mouse can make you move... groove, bus
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
supposed to protect consumers... it may end up costing us all.. a lot more in the long run. experts say we're already seeing higher interest rates.. and in the future? possibly even fees on customer service of all things. consumers are already bracing for major changes with their credit cards....considering how card companies are reacting to the tougher rules. i think twice.. if i had 500 dollars.. i ask would i spend cash before i charge it.. i hope a lot of people are.. and you are? absolutely starting next thursday - consumers will see new protections in place... for example, your credit card issuer must notify you in writing 45 days before making changes to the interest rate.. or any other major terms. and companies must mail monthly statments at least 21 days before the bill is due. experts say you should be paying close attention to any mail from your credit card company. "it's important to open it and see what the changes are... if you don't understand them . give a credit card issuer a call and ask them." experts say these new rules on credit card companies are going to affe
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 6:00am EDT
soon as they head to training camp. >> the training camp, anything that gets us into football. >> it's nothing like footed ball season exciting time. what we are expecting showers. it will be comfortable temperature wise, we will get to that in a bit. it's a chance of a scattered shower. 71 for the temperature. it's a mild start but it won't climb a whole lot because we have a lot more cloud cover. thunderstorm that moved through moves north and east toward new england. we're looking at a temperature of 78 degrees after the 70-degree start for noon and 78 at 6:00 p.m. after getting to a high temperature of 82 degrees. we do have to tell you that there could be heavier rain for the northern part of the eastern shore, from cecil county through carlincaroline county. now let's check on the traffic with the candace dold. >> reporter: thank you, steve, and good morning. if you're heading out and hitting the roadways on this thursday morning, we do need to talk about a new accident on route 100, at route 100 at 29. as a result you will want to stick with route 32. traveling along knife right
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 5:30pm EDT
sources are telling us gps record show davis was in compliance at the time of the shooting. some are saying the records even indicate davis was at home or at least his tracking device was. also being studied very closely the video captured by a pole camera of the july 2nd shooting. tavis defense attorney says as far as he can tell, the shooter in this video isn't wearing a gps anklet. in an exclusive interview i sat down with a company representative from secure track. the company that provides and monitors the devices for the department of juvenile services. i asked what steps are typically taken if a juvenile under gps monitoring is accused of committing a crime? >> if there is a cream there are many times they come back to us and say can you run the points for this particular year and we can tell them if there have been use, youth or adult depending on the program have been in the particular area and how long they were there. >>reporter: we also spoke with a secretary of juvenile services about the incident involving la mont davis. secretary donald says he sat down for hours with
FOX
Jul 31, 2009 10:00pm EDT
now available at foxbaltimore.com. use the interactive tools to track coming storms down to your street. go to foxbaltimore.com and click on i-radar. >> we are getting weather photos from the viewers tonight. taken by shaun patrick in westminster. you can see the dark clouds as the storm approached. now you can send us your weather shots or videos by going to foxbaltimore.com and/your take. any news that you want baltimore to see, can be sent there. you can also send photos directly from your cell phone to pics at foxbaltimore.com. >> and an accident involving a ambulance tonight may have been weather related. fire officials say a ambulance carrying a patient collided with another vehicle. it happened at the positive taps co avenue and 8th street. person in the back of the ambulance was transport tod a area hospital and did not have be additional injuries. drivers of the ambulance and the other vehicle only had minor injuries. >> several baltimore police officers are under investigation accused in the hit-and-run of a teenager in west baltimore. witnesses say it was no accident.
FOX
Aug 30, 2009 4:00am EDT
two minutes. please stay with us. -0-0-0-0-0- i spent much of this week speaking to >> farm report guests th week. gentlemen, the top producer crop tour, whatever they got done, they said that crops are late maturing this year. that's not unusual, particularly in the eastern corn belt. because it's late being put out too. but has that -- that information been priced into the prices because they're at 320, 40, 50. >> i think it certainly has had a factor in supporting the market and farmers aren't selling anything. the bean crop is really late. human nature of market is people believe whatever it is they want to believe. if you want to be bullish corn, you're going to believe it's a late frost. what came out of that tour is we would have record yields. if you want to be bearish, you believe the record yields. start a good debate. >> i'm going to ask you about soy beans. corn is not as good in the eastern belt as the western belt. >> i think one thing that you will find in corn this year is that folks will tell you that genetically we should be looking at a 7-bushel per acre increase
FOX
Aug 7, 2009 5:30pm EDT
or using his cell phone. but they found no evidence of any of those things. they also added it is possible the sun played a role but they have no concrete evidence to believe that was a factor either. >> there's no conclusions as to. that the operator says he didn't see them. we don't have any evidence that suggests otherwise. >>reporter: with the attorney representing both families just a while ago he says while the families are satisfied with the investigation, they are not happy with the mta and coming up later tonight we tell uc they are already talking about filing a lawsuit. leave in lutherville, fox 45 news at 5:30. >>> 2 overnight shootings leave 5 people injured tonight. the first occurred in the 200 block of dallas court before 11:30 last night. police arrived on the scene to find 2 men shot one in the face. the other in the foot. both are expected to be okay. >>> 3 people were shot about an hour later in the 3700 block of glen moore avenue in northeast baltimore. police say one victim shot in the back. other 2 in the leg. all 3 are expected to recover according to docto
FOX
Aug 28, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. keith is in orchard beach live with the very latest. what can you tell us about this story, keith. >>reporter: live in the 7900 block of sea breeze. the stench is so bad on this street it gets in your nose. of course your eyes. gets in your eyes as well. smell is coming from that house behind me. animal control workers say they were up to their ankle in dog feces inside that house. now neighbors say they have been complaining about the smell and howling of dogs at that house for nearly a year. a call this morning to the andarundle county hotline got results. health officials and police say an elderly woman had 19 dogs inside the house and 2 dogs in a trailer. all of them severely malnourished and suffering from wovrms and other illnesses. animal control rescued the animals as neighbors watch in disbelief. >> i can't imagine. i actually cid when i saw the condition of these dogs. none like out of the 21, 3 had hai hair. there were 3 pregnant ones and there were 6 week old puppy. i can't imagine a 6 week old puppy going through that. didn't have a stitch of hair on it. >>reporter: w
FOX
Aug 23, 2009 4:00am EDT
reaction to crop reports is initially to nitpick the details or assumptions but most of us can walk out to our own fields and see the proof. there are bad spots but once again farmers in other places failed to make my crop more valuable. another one of my marketing plans shot. al is on his way back from the crop tour so i'll be working solo. let's get started with that crop tour summary. the fourth down trip started off monday and continued through thursday. now it includes an eastern and western spring. in all they visit fields in seven states representing 70% of corn and soybean production. in the east they were surprised by the lack of disease and insect pressure. >> yes, we have seen some isolated cases to where we might have some gatherings of japanese beatles, things like that. in a few isolated locations. but really, over all, when you pull up to these been fields that seems to be one of the things that spikes our scouts. now height may be a variability in here but over all you're not seeing those spots out in the field of those big yellowed areas that are a sign that we have got so
FOX
Aug 25, 2009 10:00pm EDT
jobs and the way it would affect the services you use. >> dry day tomorrow. and then big changes. tracking the storm brewing in the atlantic in the sky watch forecast. >> and the damage one diet pill could cause. >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> 2009 h1n1 will pose more serious health threat this fall. >> thousands dead, millions infected. new concerns after dire predictions for the swine flu. >> it is a flu that spreads quickly. that got me nervous. >> safety at schools. and preparing for an outbreak. >> hello, i am jennifer gilbert. >> and i am jeff barnd. predicted tens of thousands of americans could die from the flu virus this fall. white house panel said swine flu could send 2 million americans to hospitals. the virus could kill between 30,090,000 people. 1 million people nationwide have already gotten sick. and infections may rise as school begins. a vaccination is being made right now as we speak. first round of shots could cover as many as 40 million people. >> this flu is active. it is not only in countries around t
FOX
Aug 29, 2009 10:00pm EDT
affecting the weekend. >> his brothers were not. he used that gift to touch many lives and right as many wrongs as the years would allow vment >>reporter: a final farewell for edward kennedy. how thousands paid their respects. >>> warm and muggy today. a cooldown is headed our way. i'll tell you when the 70s arrive in the full forecast. >>> smart strategies for the state fair. we'll show you, play and win. >>> live in high-definition from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >>> good evening. i'm jeff abell karen has the evening off. >>> americans spent this day saying goodbye to senator ted kennedy. first, with a funeral in massachusetts, followed by boston and washington. the senator was laid to rest just feet from his two slain brothers. jennifer davis is in washington with more. >>reporter: in massachusetts, they memorialize edward kennedy, the man. the tributes were for a way for crowds to bid farewell. as he made one last stop in front of the senate, 47 years worth of washington friends, colleague and staffers packed the steps to honor the legislator. >> thank y
FOX
Aug 2, 2009 10:00pm EDT
tonight. >>> strong winds and drenching rain hit parts of the region. karen parks gives us a close look at the damage there. >>reporter: the cleanup began. after a storm ripped through the area this morning. >> it sounded like a big gust of wind. >>reporter: richard and niki were inside their home at the time. >> i opened up the front door and um, to look outside and i could see our tree bend way over. >>reporter: debris surrounds their home and their siding torn off. >> the roof shingles were blowing all over it. shook the house. >> it was very scary. >> for a grown man, i was shaking. i was scared to death. >>reporter: downed power lines, damaged roofs and broken branches covered the streets. just around the corner joy stands outside her home filled with worry. >> i'm worried about my pets. my cat and my dog are in there. >>reporter: she was not able to go inside until workers snapped this 40-foot tree in half that sat inches from her home. two houses down -- >> major structural damage. >>reporter: this contractor said the owners of this home are in their 70s and have moved into a hot
FOX
Aug 25, 2009 5:30pm EDT
>> this isn't the flu that we are used to. >> major concern over h1n1. why the virus is so dangerous. >>> hundreds of state workers will be losing their jobs. the millions being cut out of the state budget. >>> creeping back toward temperatures in the 90's. when that well happen and the next time we will see storms in my sky watch forecast. >>> and the very private place one woman tried to smuggle 2 pounds of cocaine into baltimore. >>> good evening. >> we begin net with heightened concern about the h1n1 virus also known as the swine flu. >> now predicted that tips of thousands of americans could die from the flu virus this fall. whitehouse panel says swine flu could send almost two million people in the u.s. to the hospital. virus could kill between 30,000 and 90,000 people. one medical people in the u.s. have already gotten sec with swine flu and infection may rise as kids go back to school. vaccine is being created right now. white house expects the first round of shots will cover as many as 40 million people. >> this flu is active. it is not only in countries around the
FOX
Aug 21, 2009 5:30pm EDT
that is drawing criticism from the teacher's union. john rydell joins with us more. >> it is clearly written in his contract that the doctor can earn up to $30,000 a year in bonuses if he made substantial progress in turning the school system around. members of the school board say numbers speak for themselves. the chairman says dr. a lonz o made great strides since becoming c.e.o. two years ago. and the doctor received a similar bonus a year ago. the head of the baltimore teachers union was upset and said at a time when teachers do more with less, the doctor should have to do without the bonus. >> here when we are at the best headquarters ever and not to receive any compensation for that. and then somebody else's care. it did not sit well. >> everything has been through the roof. graduation rates increasing. drop-out rates decreasing. >> doctorate was unavailable to comment today. and neil who chairs the school board says similar bonuses were included in the contract of previous c.e.o.'s. john rydell fox 45 news at 5:30. >> the question of the day does the baltimore school board mem
FOX
Aug 4, 2009 6:00am EDT
weather? meteorologist steve is here to fill us in on the weather. >> it got warm yesterday. >> yes, 90 degrees. and it will get a degree or so warmer than that into the low 90's today for most. still month rain? still no rain. mostly sunny sky and humidity. not as humid but when we get up to the 90's we'll feel the humidity. take a look at the sky watch hd radar. not a whole lot. showers midwest heading our direction. they will probably stay farther so the south. in addition high pressure over us that should keep them at bay. a 20 percent chance. pop up shower in spots. not can't rule them out completely. >> as we see temperatures climb to 85 degrees by the noon hour and 86 is where we should be around 6:00 p.m. that's after getting into the low 90's by 3 o'clock this afternoon during the warmest part of day. let's see what's happening on the roadways now with candice. she has your traffic edge. >> candice. thank you steve. well, if you are heading out in howard county this morning, you need to know about a new accident. police are just responding this scene as we speak in fact at
FOX
Aug 5, 2009 10:00pm EDT
tonight. karen, what can you tell us. >> jeff, parents say their kids have been adan donned and the city is to blame. why should the kids go? dozens and dozens of them, where should they go now? parents say the answer is not only dangerous, but it is unacceptable. >> here at the cherry hill rec is there where dozens of kids play every day. bad news takes a toll. >> they will not have anywhere to go. >> in two days, the safe place of play, will shut down. >> the kids reach out to mayor sheila dixon for help. >> deer mayor sheila dixon, we need your help. >> the children need a the recs and the pool in the summer. and the school year, so they have a spot. >> to decrease a $3 million shortfall, department of rec and parks, decided to turn the rec center over to baltimore schools saying it is not suitable for viable programs and after july 1st, 2009, rec and parks is no longer providing recreational programming in the facility. >> a city school spokesperson tells us school administrators are still working on a policy to determine how this facility will be used. >> in the meantime, the neares
FOX
Aug 7, 2009 10:00pm EDT
). >> of using quote swastica carrying brown shirt tactics, can the rhetoric be relvateed we pose pose the question to bob ehrlich. >> the way to get your point across is to do it respectfully. but strong. you can be very strong and respectful at the same time. and to the extent that people tend to get high hyper and go or the line. that doesn't workout. >> hear more about the health care debate from bob ehrlich in political pulse at 11:00 tonight. >> now that brings us to the question of the day. will the health care protests help to sway votes. 67 percent say yes. 33 percent say no. steve from baltimore writes, the health care protests are part and parcel of a republican effort to cover their own fail and to influence the gullable and religious right. steve from baltimore county writes, though the protest should send a clear message to congress, i do not believe they will change their votes. we will have more of your responses on the "late edition", at 11:00. >> make your voice heard, tell your elected officials what you think of the health care proposal. get their phone numbers and e-ma
FOX
Aug 7, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, or even cell phone use were involved. the attorney for both families, however, said the operators were negligent, claiming one operator that saw the boys earlier on the tracks never warned other drivers, and the operator who actually hit them was looking down at the time of the crash. and not ahead. >> you know, kids sort of do things every day that are not always correct. but there is opportunities for us adults to make sure they don't die from it, for sure. that's what we are talking about here. >> and the families are now in the process of filing a civil lawsuit against the mta. something they expect should happen within the next three months or so. spokesperson for the mta could not be reached for comment. we're live in lutherville, myranda stephens, fox 45 news "late edition". >> queen anne's county judge found the mother charged with poisoning her 3-year-old daughter criminally responsible for her death. the ruling in victoria sparrow's case hand down thursday. prosecutors will ask for a life sentence for sparrow. she pled guilty for the december murder of her daughter lacey
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Aug 30, 2009 10:00pm EDT
family. >>reporter: his family was too upset to talk, but say he was a gifted musician who used to play guitar for his church. they call his death one big tragedy. his former youth leaders at church can't believe he's gone. >> he's an extremely loving kid. you never saw him pass any judgment on anyone else. >>reporter: while church members say they will be praying for his family, they say they will also be praying for the driver. >> the type of kid ben was, he was a very forgiving kid and never cast judgment on peechlt i think for me to give justice to his life, i think that's what he would have me do. >>reporter: even though his life was cut short, his family said as an organ donor, he won't die in vain. fox 45 news at 10:00. >>> police say he was not wearing hi bike helmet at the time of the accident. >>> two high school graduates are dead tonight and a baltimore city police officer is fighting for his life after a deadly car accident in pennsylvania. michael? >> jennifer, pennsylvania state police blame this tragic accident on weather. tonight many are remembering the victims. m
FOX
Aug 21, 2009 5:00am EDT
calling for that instead of looking for stabilization at best we have lincoln ellis he's with us over at the cme group. still to come big bucks, big risks...and the big screen. an independent movie distributor looks to stay afloat with a big release this weekend. but first....paying for college...tips for struggling parents and kids hit by the recession..what they can do to help ease the burden of tuition. as a new school year is about to begin, how about this math lesson: for every $100 you borrow from uncle sam to pay for college, it will cost you about $6 bucks. with college tuition continuing to rise, odds are better than half of new college graduates next spring will leave school owing money. farnoosh torabi wrote "you're so money" and hosts "bank of mom and dad" on soapnet this fall. as the new school year is about to begin how about this math lesson for everyone hundred dollars he borrowed to pay for college it will cost you about six bucks for college school tuition rising. new college graduates will leave school calling money thousands of dollars and i'll use she wrote y
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Aug 8, 2009 10:00pm EDT
last? all of that in a few minutes. >>> iradar is now available at foxbaltimore.com. use the tools to track coming storms down to your streets. go to foxbaltimore.com and click on iradar. >>> judge sonia sotomayor sworn into into the supreme court. why today's ceremony in washington made history in more ways than one. >>> it's pretty bleak. >> cash for clunkers, why the program is making it brutal for some charities. >>> tired of throwing that expensive bag on the back of your chair or worse, on the dirty floor? see if a product that promises a safe place for your purse is a deal or a dud. >>> history was made today at judge sonia sotomayor takes the oath of office for the u.s. supreme court. >>reporte >> congratulations and welcome to the court. >>reporter: with that you can call her associate justice sonia sotomayor. she completed her journey from the new york housing projects to the u.s. supreme court. the bronx-raised judge was confirmed by the senate in a 68 to 31 vote on thursday. her road to confirmation was fairly bump-free and the democratic majority senate. her record sho
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Aug 17, 2009 5:30pm EDT
the harbor with the very latest. >>reporter: police sources tell us that surveillance camera have not been helpful. that's because it was so crowded here when that shooting occurred on saturday night. still they say they do have several leads in the case. midday monday. >> i don't think i would be coming down here for dinner. >>reporter: carter from north carolina. >> maybe after dark i would be more concerned. >>reporter: many tourist are talking about the shooting inside the light street pavilion saturday night. police say it was a gang feud that led to the gunfire. the mayor blames weak state law and lenient judges for churning out repeat offenders. >> they were carrying weapons on them. that's why we keep focusing on the legislation at the state to give some to deal with illegal guns. i guarantee you they caught that guy he would have been out the next day. slap on the hand. >>reporter: police say they are not increasing patrols. instead they are changing tactics and being more aggressive. >> we need to be vigilant. >>reporter: officials at harbor place tonight say that they are n
FOX
Aug 24, 2009 5:30pm EDT
harbor, this is fox 45 news at 5:30. >>> that brings us to our question of the day. did police act appropriately in the arrest of raven linebacker tony fine. go to our web site and tell us what you think. response could air tonight on fox 45 news at 10:00. police try to crack down on gang activity at the inner harbor, ex gang member gives us some insight on what could happen next with baltimore feuding gangs. he was a member of the latin king. he spent 12 years in federal prison. now he worries baltimore gangs are viewed as out of control and they may face retaliation from national gang leaders. >> these guys don't have protocol. one gang pops up and they form this pirate group of guys that say they are blood then they form the neighborhood click and they say they are the cip s. these guys really don't have infrastructure. >>reporter: larry also predicts there could be trouble when schools reopen and gangs converge on campus. we'll have more on that story tonight at 10:00. >>> baltimore couldn't man is found dead shot several times inside his home and tonight police think he might
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Aug 19, 2009 11:00pm EDT
us. >> mayor sheila dixon's attorney said they are not getting enough information on the state prosecutor's subpoenas. dixon's's attorneys filed a motion saying the prosecutor's office is not cooperating and the grand jury system is being abused. mayor was reindicted on perjury, threat and misconduct charges just last month. . >> the debate on health care reform has gotten so intense recently, senate democrats are considering going it alone. without the g.o.p.. major garrett has the latest. >> president obama celebrated all things nascar with last year's sprint cup champion jimmie johnson and aide said the health care message is not stalled and health care reform can be won. >> argument is not over. discussion is not over. the debate is not over. >> house minority canter agrees the debate is not over but said the president is spinning his wheels. >> what i really see right now is a white house and chaos over health care. >> mr. obama's chief of staff rahm emanuel told the new york times, they believe killing health care is more important for the political goals than solving the
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Aug 26, 2009 6:00am EDT
with meteorologist steve fertig and see how our day will be shaping for us this wednesday morning and how the weather will fair. it's wednesday already. >>> for some people it's back to school. pg county, as well as carroll county, they're into school. you know what i have a. >> what? >> a bus stop forecast. see if that wasn't enthusistic. and it shouldn't be. i know you want more summer. 74 degrees for current temperature. heading to the bus stop will be a comfortable ride into school with mainly clear skies out there. southwest winds at 5 miles per hour. it could be worse, you could be going to school at buffalo in which case you it would be 65 degrees, actually that is not so bad, either, but still cooler. dry conditions looking pretty good today. you are watching a chance of showers, maybe even thunderstorms moving in for later tomorrow, but just an isolated chance, the better chance comes friday, saturday, and sunday when you know it for the weekend. we talk about possibly danny moving up the coast as well. we will get you the fair day forecast if you're headed there tomorrow
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Aug 25, 2009 11:00pm EDT
us last night on fox 45 news at 10:00. he supports a public option and thinks it is the best way to lower health care costs for everyone. but when asked whether he would vote for a bill that did not include a public option, the senator said he needs to see what the final version of the bill ends up looking like. >> i think it is important to have a public option available. so that those that can not find private insurance, the people that don't have insurance today, have a market. have a product that is available. i think it also will bring more defense tee and competition and therefore bring down the cost of health care. >> we are giving you the chance to ask lawmakers what they think about health care reform. on morning news. representative kratovil, joins us tomorrow morning. and representative john sarbanes is thursday. and elijah cummings on friday. send us your questions on twitter. >> we also want to help you tell other lawmakers how you feel about health care reform. you can find their e-mail addresses and phone numbers on our website. go to foxbaltimore.com/your voice. >> t
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Aug 2, 2009 4:00am EDT
next wave of biofuel production. some companies are already using plant material other than grain to make ethanol. this week, the ag department announced the biass crop assistant pro -- assistance program called b-cap. they say conversion facilities can now register for the program which includes biomass waste from farms and forestry. producers get -- what producers get paid will be matched dollar for dollar up to $45 a ton. for detaild tails on b-cap, contact your local fssa office. >>> meanwhile, signup deadline is drawing near for another usda program. you probably heard about the average crop revenue election or a. c. r. e. according to our, about 400 producers nationwide have signed up for a. c. r. e. which compares to 1.3 million contracts with the familiar dcp. noted ag economist from purdue university says if you have not signed up for the program, you might get it -- give it a second look. he says if corn dropped to $3 a bushel, a grower could see a payment under acre about 50 cents a bushel. under the direct counter cyclical program, it would onlyprotect farm fierce it drop
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Aug 9, 2009 4:00am EDT
income prospects. this is hardly new stuff, but many of us were hoping for just one more year of sizzling prices. but then i'm pretty sure i said the same thing the same time last year too. let's get started with the news. >> good morning, everyone. for the first time in more than 20 years, the value of prime american farm land has lowered. according to numbers just released, the value of farm real estate which includes all land and buildings sits at $22 an acre, that is down more than 3% and the first drop since 1987. it's important to note that this report is based on data as of january 1st so it does not reflect any market changes since the beginning of the year. >>> now looking at national cash rents averages, they rise more than 5%, sitting at $90 an acre. the big is all saw nice bumps. iowa alone, cash rent is $180 an acre. a correction like this shouldn't come as a surprise. >> we know from our own polling and looking at results that we have seen more weakness and the primary weakness was seen in the january, february, march period. but then the market got a little firmer
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Aug 17, 2009 10:00pm EDT
. ben cardin told us tonight. >> heat and humidity. what the next front could bring us in the sky watch forecast. >> and plans for indy cars to actually speed through downtown baltimore. the twist and turns of the baltimore grand prix. >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> hello, i am jeff barnd. >> and i am jennifer gilbert. paying more to park downtown. how much more it could cost you to feed the meter. >> a plan on the table now could double the cost. it has some drivers seeing red are tonight. keith daniels live downtown with the story you are seeing first on fox on. keith? >> jeff, take a look at this. if the plan is approved it would include meter boxes like this one, and, of course, those standing meter boxes, with the twisting knobs. it is just before rush hour in downtown baltimore. anthony wheeler has stopped to park on park avenue. he fed the meter. >> i think two quarters. >> 50 cents at a parking meter. new concept for willard. >> i actually moved here from montana and we are not used to having to pay anything to park.
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Aug 13, 2009 10:00pm EDT
said that incident led to another frightening discovery. karen parks joins us with the discovery you are seeing first on on fox tonight. >> ian was shocked that a 17-year-old lifeguard would bite him. his mother said she tried to talk to supervisors at recreation and parks and gave her the run around. now she is afraid he may have terrorized other kids that are too scared to speak up. >> me and smi friends were playing, and we made a house out of foam. >> ian was playing here at the aquatic center in northwest baltimore, july 31. >> then the lifeguard came upstairs, and he messed up our little house. so i went over there and smacked him in the arm. >> he says that 17-year-old lifeguard retaliateed. >> then he picked me up and bit me. >> leaving marks two weeks later. >> it was like having your arm punched together by two rocks very hard. and it just made me want to cry so much. it was so painful. >> i was upset. >> his mother alycia approached the teen. >> he said well i always play with the kids. and i said aren't you supposed to be in the pool? why would you bite him. well he bit m
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Aug 17, 2009 11:00pm EDT
we keep foe using on legislation at the state to get some, to deal with illegal guns. i guarantee you if they caught the guy he would have been out the next day with a slap on the hand. >> police are not are increasing patrols, instead they are changing tactics and being more aggressive. >> we need to be vigilant. >> kathleen cairns, fox 45 news "late edition". >> that brings us to the question of the day. do you feel safe at the insure? at last check, 18 percent of you say yes. 82 percent say no. shaun from shawsville writes, there needs to be tighter security. take this incident as a warning before it is too late. and a life or lives are lost. to read more responses go to foxbaltimore.com and click on our question of the day. >> first on fox. more meter madness downtown. this time, it is fueled by a plan to raise the cost of street parking. the proposed rate increase would affect most of downtown, including the inner harbour. metered parking would go from $1 an hour to $2 an hour. and initially with approval to go up to $3 an hour in the mount vernon and fell's point area. >> pa
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Aug 3, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. john joins us with the latest on this bizarre story. john? >>reporter: police say the suspect was shot and wounded was on the floor of a convenience store for about half hour before officers discovered he was still alive. happened early saturday morning on garrison boulevard in northwest baltimore. police say 51-year-old michael quarrel had broken into the store he was, he was shot in the head after he lunged at an officer with a screw driver. the officer thought he was wield ago knife. he was declared dead at the scene by paramedic but police later called for them to return when they noticed the man on the floor was moving. >> how can you come and check a guy and then you say he's dead and then you leave then come to find out he's alive? >> this is a very, very serious matter for us and it's our hope that within the next few days we'll have all the information that we need. >>reporter: michael quarrel is listed in critical condition at sinai hospital. the paramedic who initially declared the man dead has been placed on administrative duties until this investigation is completed.
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Aug 12, 2009 5:30pm EDT
office. >> crime justice reporter joins us with the the scene first on fox. >> friends and neighbors are calling this death tragic. what started out as a commercial robbery is tonight's being investigated as a homicide as well. the robbery happened two weeks ago at frank's business along south wake wood avenue in canton. police say when they arrived at the scene, they found frank tied and bound and money was mission. it is suspected that the incident caused frank to have a stroke. he died earlier this week. >> we're exploring people that had knowledge of the business. at this point i don't want to box in the detectives but they have some pretty good leads. >> i'm scared as hell. if it happens over there, it could easily happen over here. >> detectives did return to the scene today. so far, there have been no arrests. >> fox 45 news at 5:30. >> okay, joy residents continue the fight against violence. residents in baltimore where a 5-year-old girl was shot are holding a cop walk this evening. the attorney defending the teenager accused of the shooting released this surveillance video.
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Aug 3, 2009 6:00am EDT
morning. megan gillan joins us now with the late east. >> good morning megan. >> good morning patrice. seems everyone got wet yesterday but not everyone is dealing with this today. take a look at what folks in cecil county are waking up to this morning. the clean up started late laugh night after the storm ripped through this neighborhood still has down power lines and broken branchesz covering the streets there. trees were uprooted and thrown around leaving some homeless. this owner says the owner in this place is in their 70's and were forced to move into i a hotel for a while. major structural damage. the tree limbs went through the house. all the roof rafters and shingles, neferg there is wiped out. it will be condemned. >> all morning long we've been getting photos from you in the storm damage in your neighborhoods. take a look at some that scott elton took. see what the strong winds were able to do. we o got pictures in from john and ellen gillan. they captured pictures from the bay. severe weather and they have a lot to clean you. video of a story or photos or an upcoming event
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Aug 28, 2009 6:00am EDT
down circle road at ruckston road. allow yourself extra time and use caution. the roads are pretty slick. that's a look at the morning travels. megan, back to you. >>> a state correction officer is fatally shot and this morning the search is on for her killer. erica car was shot several times. police found her in the seat of a ford explorer in the ken hill avenue. she was rushed to john hopkins hospital where she was pronounced dead. carr was shot in the arm, head and neck. >> reporter: officers were called to the area for shots fired. they did a canvas and this car was -- miss carr was found in a vehicle unresponsive in a ford explorer. >>> they have no reason for the shooting. >>> pastor st. george craw said that someone sprayed graffiti and tried to break into the overcomers tabernacle church. some think that the crime is linked to a funeral to be had today. the pastor thinks that someone responsible is trying to send a message. >> there would be certain people that are coming to the funeral, who they want to say, look, we don't only know where the funeral is being held, but we
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Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
you know it's bad when football players used to playing in the heat. when it gets them, it's bad. >> all of that 25 to 30 pounds of equipment on them. >> yeah. >> everybody should take it easy. who has respiratory problems. you know the drill. we will get through a couple of more days, patrice mentioned, it we will be seeing cooler drier air, not tomorrow, not -- not tood, not tomorrow, but on sunday. the system has had a history of nasty storms with, when it gets here by later on this afternoon, the leading edge edge of it will be thunderstorm activity and still the humidity builds up tomorrow. as you can see the temperatures flirting with 80-degree mark, at oakland the exception, 68 as cooler air has started to filter in there. we have one or two more days of the triple hhhs, that is right, 85, and 89 by lunchtime and topping out in the 90 degrees. could heavy scattered thunderstorms especially after 5 or 6:00 tonight. we will update you on hurricane bill and the impact he might have here at home. what do you say we check in right now on friday morning whether folks are taking
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Aug 20, 2009 5:00am EDT
of these airline companies shares down between two and 4%. and experts and have been warning us that if there is no resurgence in consumer demand for air travel it could really put these airline companies in a world of hurt starting early next year. the oil stocks were excited on the other side because of a possibility of up take in demand for energy may be as this economy tries to stabilize. the debate intensifies between a government run health insurance plan ... and the idea of a health insurance cooperative... with republicans fiercly opposed to anything run by the government... it appears the cooperative concept could be gaining steam... as talks on compromise legislation continue on capital hill. the idea of a health cooperative isn't something new.. in fact washington state has its own group health coop with close to 600,000 members madison wisconsin also has one with 62,000 members.. we asked its executive director - how long it would take for americans to see lower health care costs... under a cooperative i think it would be immediate... what a non profit coop does is t
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Aug 24, 2009 10:00pm EDT
may have known the attacker. making the case more puzzling tonight keith daniels joins us with the story. keith? >> jennifer, police are working with few clues in the case. victim's name is scott greenberg. he was 51. >> it happened in a quiet affluent neighborhood in owings mills. someone shot and killed scott greenberg, inside of his parents' home in the 2300 block of velvet valley way. neighbors now, saddened and shocked over the loss of a neighbor. >> i guess i hate to hear about parents losing a child. children losing a father. very sad to me. >> police believe greenberg may have known the attacker. they say there was no forced entry. and it doesn'to-go bag appear that anything was stolen. >> greenberg's ex-wife found the body saturday. she was there to drop off the couple's two children. investigators say she felt something was wrong when it appeared that greenberg was not home. and the door was locked. she called his father, that directed her to a spare key. >> she got the key and went into the house. and found the victim dead in a pool of blood on the kitchen floor. he had
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Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
fertig is here to tell us know about the tropical storm danny. >>> yes, danny. as it moves up along the eastern shore -- not the eastern shore but near the eastern seaboard, north carolina it could be a hurricane, and tailing off to the north and east, but it could bring heavy rain for the weekend. >> oh, jeez. >> umbrellas. >> yes, absolutely. >> before we get there, tonight, the rides at the state fair, maybe some light showers and thunderstorms around. >> oh, no. >> spotty, so we hope not not to see that. before you get on those rides, you're maybe taking a bus to school. 70 degrees, partly cloudy skies, that is the way it is heading out this morning. 76 degrees downtown looking at the temperatures in the mid-60s throughout the area. sky watch radar indicating showers through pennsylvania for now. later in the day there could be a couple of isolated chances for showers and even a thunderstorm. we don't expect anything that strong. as we put things into motion in the future scan model, a better chance for showers for thunderstorms comes tomorrow as we get the influence of the thunders
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Aug 5, 2009 5:00am EDT
us dollar, we'd see a run in crude and that would lift gas prices - and see higher prices at the pump " for every 10 dollar a barrel increase in the price of crude oil - gasoline prices are expected to rise about 24 cents a gallon. a04 well we give back in the oil prices on tuesday but the stock market rally continuing. umrai gill along with us with performance trust capital over at the cme group. umrai as we've seen the stock market rally continues since march how is that a fixed income especially those mortgage backed assets across your desk? well you've seen on that asset class moved very much in line with equities over the past number of months. and reason being those assets are secured by a lot of the same assets that exposed the equity markets. housing. real estate. so some of the fundamental numbers we've seen recently have really developed a bid not only in equities but in junk bonds as well as residential mortgages. they've all gone up in price, others better liquidity, and the fundamentals seem to be improving. and the technicals are definitely much better. yes i want a
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Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
fill us in on those details. good morning, receive. >> good morning, i tell you what, as long as you can deal with the humidity, patrice, you should like the weekend weather. >> i will plan to have a big afro. >> heat and humidity is what is on the way and a big afro, too. let's see what is happening out there, maybe not to me. 73 degrees is where we start today. it's a mild start once again. humidity will be on the increase through the day. you can see the showers moving to the south of us, staying pretty much there. that is where it will be focused southeast because the stationary boundary that lies out there. it will be warming up. 85 by the noon hour. we should get to a high temperature of 85 or 86, about 2 or 3:00 and 81 degrees at 6:00 p.m. you see a shower or thunderstorm indicated at 6:00 p.m. we are lookth the a chance of a shower or thunderstorm, probably more mid afternoon if there's a chance at all. other than that, we're looking at a fog advisory to the north. an advisory even in our state we could have areas of patchy fog around. be aware of that as well. we will talk a
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Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
. good morning, i'm patrice harris. meteorologist testif steve fer s here to fill us in you on how to the it's going to be. if yesterday was any indication. >> today we're expecting to get to 98 degrees and the humidity will feel 10 100 and 105. the temperatures are at 80 degrees in baltimore at this hour. we are headed to 82 by the noon hour. the sky watch radar shows that the showers and thunderstorms stay well up to the north and pennsylvania. they could sneak our way later in the afternoon because of the heat and humidity that the instability that that will produce. 77 degrees starting and mostly clear skies at noon, 92. 94 degrees at 6:00 p.m., you will notice that we will have a thunderstorm indicated on the map there. we have a heat advisory from 12 noon until 10:00 p.m. for the central counties, eastern shore until 8:00 p.m. if you are headed up to philadelphia even worse because of heat warnings up their way. let's see what is happening with the traffic with candace dold. candace. >> reporter: thank you, steve. and good morning, if you're headed out on the main lines so much
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Aug 25, 2009 6:00am EDT
road and miller road. as a result you will want to use 95 instead. it's getting busy but so far in significant issues to talk about. on the southbound lanes from mountain road heading toward 695, right now we're only looking at an 11 minute clip. 95 through the city at the fort mchenry tunnel. we are in excellent shape. if you're going to approach the downtown region from 695 it's going to take 15 minutes. we have the broken watermain that completely shuts down saratoga street between green street, and martin luther boulevard. that's a look at the morning commute. back to you. >>> baltimore raven tony fein says he is innocent. the rookie linebacker was arrested sunday for assaulting a police officer after someone thought they saw him pass a handgun at a restaurant at the inner harbor. now some say he was racially profiled. megan gilliland joins us with the latest. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, patrice, fein's attorney says that his client was targeted by police because he is black and because of the hoody was wearing now fein speaks out for himself. the large silv
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